London, South Kensington
23 April 2008
DALTON, Edward Tuite. Descriptive Ethnology of Bengal. Calcutta: Office of the Superintendent of Government Printing, 1872. 4° (340 x 260mm). Tinted lithographed frontispiece and 39 lithographed portraits after photographs by Tosco Peppé and W. Simpson (title stained, some light mainly marginal staining). Contemporary grey cloth, spine gilt (covers stained). Provenance: a typescript label attached with airmail stickers onto the front free endpaper reads "IN MEMORY of NOEL WILLIAMSON Assistant Political Officer at Sadiya and of JOHN DUNCAN GREGORSON M.D. who were murdered by MINYONG ABORS on March 31st 1911." The label is further annotated "This book was originally the property of Dr [illegible name]." Another annotated label reads "Only 100 copies printed." RARE.
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